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4-Dimensional Printed Wood?

Just as 3D printers create objects that have three-dimensional characteristics, 4D printers create objects that have four dimensional characteristics, in that they include a dynamic component that causes their structure to change over time; relying on water, heat, or light to activate them.  265 more words

Engineering

Underwater Protection for Underwater Vehicles

Water is definitely not a friend for materials such as metals, electronics, wood, etc.  For example, when metal is submerged underwater it increases the rate of corrosion of the metal (i.e steel).  242 more words

Engineering